Artist info

Genre

Indie, Pop, Rock


Sounds like

Feed Me Jack, Slow Hollows, Boy Pablo, Car Seat Headrest, Remo Drive, Dreamer Boy, Hippo Campus, Brand New


band members

Jeremy Rich, Atutahi Aurisch, Flynn O'Leary, Johnathon Cox, Angus Horlock, Aiden Wu


Bio

Combining jazz, pop, rock, and elements of hip hop, 'The Funny Jims' offer a unique take on contemporary music. Whether this is the indie guitar lines similar to the likes of Spacey Jane and Boy Pablo, vocal melodies similar to Robert Smith, or the horn sections heavily inspired by groups like Earth Wind and Fire and Kool & the Gang, there is something for everyone amongst 'The Funny Jims' discography.

Originally forming for their high school battle of the bands in 2018, the group realised they had something special going on. 3 years later the band has self-produced a handful of EPs and have almost completed their debut album. Their latest release 'Dying Together' brought further attention to the group including the likes of Hockey Dad who chose their track 'Outcry for Change' to be included in their Triple J Class of 2020.

TFJ have always been innovative in finding new ways to perform. Due to the lack of venues and organisers in Townsville, the band took it upon themselves to create their own opportunities. This included a 2 night acoustic event and their going away gig. Prior to COVID-19 the band had more opportunities including an invitation to perform at the 'Neck of the Woods' festival.

Review

Review by Dave Ruby Howe Dave Ruby Howe

03 Aug 2020

Triple J
35

This is abuzz! Maxed out with energy that the band don't try to contain, letting everything run wild.

This is abuzz! Maxed out with energy that the band don't try to contain, letting everything run wild.

Review

Review by Abby Butler Abby Butler

16 Jun 2020

Triple J
35

it takes guts to tackle a topic this sensitive and I think you've done a great job, TFJ. plenty of the lyrics are hard to hear, but that's exactly why songwriting like this (esp. from such a band still in high school) is so important. that line "cause I'm not offering any real advice, I'm just a child" struck a particular chord with me.

it takes guts to tackle a topic this sensitive and I think you've done a great job, TFJ. plenty of the lyrics are hard to hear, but that's exactly why songwriting like this (esp. from such a band still in high school) is so important. that line "cause I'm not offering any real advice, I'm just a child" struck a particular chord with me.